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The Presidential Regional in Cromwell, CT, will run from February 14 through February 19. Click on the ad in the column on the right for details.

After the morning session on Wednesday, February 14, Mark Aquino will conduct an analysis of the hands played in the pairs games. On Friday February 16 Harold Feldheim will talk about "Winning Swiss Team Tactics." Both of these events are available to all attendees without charge.

All active players in D25 should have received this week an email from about the Cromwell tournament. If you did not:
1. If you have a gmail account, the email is probably in your "Promotions" folder. The easiest way to prevent gmail from placing our emails there is to add the email address to your gmail contact list. Just click on the down arrowhead next to the red Gmail in the upper left and select "Contacts." Then click on the red circular + in the lower right. You should also add an entry for
2.If you use AOL, the email is probably in your Spam folder. To prevent this in the future, please add an entry for and to the address book or, if you have one, the Custom Sender List.
2.Otherwise please send an email describing your situation to so that we can investigate.

The list of players who made it to a new rank by the end of 2017 is posted here.

The final letter from Bob Bertoni, outgoing president of the New England Bridge Conference, can be read here. The first message from the new president, Lois DeBlois, has been posted here.

Previous letters can be viewed here.

District 25 will soon need a new Tournament Manager.
The TM organizes, runs, and reports
on all the district's tournaments.
Details can be read here.
Call for Nominations
Read the criteria for the Larry Weiss Award here.
Then send your nominations with your
reasons for nominating to

District Director Mark Aquino's report from the latest NABC in San Diego may be read here. Previous reports are available through the tab at left.

The final standings of the Best in Class awards for 2017 can be viewed here. The charts include points won through the Mansfield tournament and the NAP. 

District Director Mark Aquino sends emails congratulating players who have advanced in rank. A sampling of the replies for October can be viewed here.

A new tab has been added at the left: "Tips for Tournaments." It contains links to short articles about playing in tournaments sponsored by District 25. Two of the articles are new. One serves as an introduction to playing in Regional Tournaments. The other concerns the new Continuous Victory Point Scales that will be used in some Swiss events.

Minutes: Carolyn Weiser, District 25's secretary, has provided minutes for the most recent meeting of the Executive Committee, the body that makes the most important decisions about the course of bridge in New England. You can read them here. The minutes for the latest Board of Delegates meeting are here.

Minutes from all recent meetings as well as lists of members of the Executive Committee and the Board of Delegates can always be found under the "Officers & Admin." tab at left.

District 25 Schedule for 2018:
Presidential Regional, Cromwell, CT, February 14-19
Rainbow Weekend & GNT Qualifier, Sturbridge, MA, April 13-15
Keohane Senior Regional & Cape Cod Sectional, North Falmouth, MA
   April 25-29
Granite State Regional, Nashua, NH, June 19-24
Ocean State Regional, Warwick, RI, August 28-September 2
Harvest Regional and Flight B and C NAP, Mansfield, MA,
   November 7-11
Flight A NAP, West Hartford, CT, January 5-6, 2019

Winners Boards: publishes photos of the winners of every strat in every event of every tournament sponsored by the district. Sad to say, the pages that contained the photos for 2014 and the first half of 2015 were lost in last summer's hardware catastrophe. However, the pages for all tournaments beginning with Hyannis in 2015 are available. The indexes have now been reconstructed.They are both available in the "Tournament Results" tab at left. The index by player can also be reached here. The index by tournament, date, and event is here. Please notify if you find any mistakes or want to submit a photo. It is never too late.

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New England Youth Bridge, Inc. has been working hard to showcase this great game to the video-game set. They urgently need our help. Details can be read here.

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